So, in doing a commissioned logo for a church, I learned the hard way that, apparently, font-skewing (as opposed to warping) has been removed in Illustrator CS6. I’m not sure why and now that I’m looking for a clean alternative, so far, to no avail.
I want to create my own skewed font-face, I’m wondering what other Illustrator artists, who use CS6 and CC, are doing to sharpen their skew technique, if at all.
How can I make text lean to the left or right, ie. skew or shear it, in Adobe Illustrator CS6 or CC?
From the menu, choose
Object > Transform > Shear or Right Mouse Button/Control-Click (Mac) and choose Transform > Shear. That Should do the trick.
You could also go to the Transform Panel in the top right of your screen (Or
Window > Transform), like you can see in the following screenshot: